[LMB] Komarr

A. Marina Fournier saffronrose at me.com
Sun Jul 18 20:58:43 BST 2021

On Apr 5, 2021, at 8:27 AM, Peterhews via Lois-Bujold <lois-bujold at lists.herald.co.uk> wrote:
> ‐‐‐‐‐‐‐ Original Message ‐‐‐‐‐‐‐
>> On Monday, 5 April 2021 13:16, Gwynne Powell <gwynnepowell at hotmail.com> wrote:
>> From: tidsel egern at protonmail.com
>>> On Monday, 5 April 2021 09:41, Gwynne Powellgwynnepowell at hotmail.com wrote:
>>> What did the discovery about the genetic problems do for Tien? ....
>>> What did that do to Tien's personality?
>> It is certainly a bad problem for him as well, given the cultural attitude towards mutations. But I think the way he did not handle it, was because he already was a kind of person who had trouble handling things, and who had a tendency to blame others. Also his way to treat Ekaterin as well as other people can not all be put down to his illness.

> The mutation was just the worst of many things where he was too dumb to cope, and too self-important to admit that he couldn't handle it.  A murderous combination, especially when you drag a partner and child down with you.  It's all too realistic.

Realistic all right—fits my father, too. 

A. Marina Fournier
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Je persisterai quand même, car j’ais survécu d’être née
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